Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote in his essay on self reliance "Imitation is suicide."
Meanwhile the French vintner Claude Taittinger said "where would Picasso be if he tried to be Renoir?"
Sometimes we're afraid to reveal who we really are because we're afraid of what others might think. But in the process of concealing our identity we begin to blend in with the masses.
The truth is we all have something unique to say and do in this world -- something of our very own.
So let's get on with it and dare to be ourselves.